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Dr Zulfiqar Bhutta, Founding Director of the Centre for Excellence in Women and Child Health at Aga Khan University has been selected by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) as the recipient of the prestigious Samuel J. Fomon Nutrition Award. 

April 10, 2014

Resounding applause greeted Pakistan’s first Oscar Award winning filmmaker Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy as soon as she walked into the AKU auditorium. Obaid-Chinoy shared her experiences about her journey as a documentary filmmaker, the power of perseverance and the importance of standing up for the truth.

April 10, 2014

Dr Aisha Sethi, Aga Khan University alumna, MBBS Class of ’99, and Assistant Professor, University of Chicago Medical Center, is quoted in a story on the Voice of America.

April 8, 2014

Children affected by HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa will have a chance for a better start in life and a more promising future because of the educational initiative of the Aga Khan Development Network, in partnership with the Conrad N. Hilton Foundation. 

April 7, 2014

Fatima* and her mother have a bond closer than blood: a kidney. They are also the first participants in the Aga Khan University Hospital’s new kidney transplant programme that aims to deliver a service of the highest quality in the private health sector, whilst taking care of patients in need.

April 3, 2014

In a special programme, BBC talked about the advanced facilities available at the French Medical Institute for Children and the eHealth support provided by Aga Khan University that lets rural patients receive treatment over the web.

April 2, 2014

Aimed at promoting better filmmaking among students, FFACT’14 (Film Festival by Aga Khan Club for Theatrics 2014) provided an opportunity to encourage exchange of ideas and skills with other universities in the field of theatre and filmmaking.

March 30, 2014

On March 27, AKU faculty member Dr Jabeen Fayyaz will give a presentation at the Bloomberg School of Public Health on her blended learning course on paediatric emergency care in Pakistan.

March 26, 2014
Why is it that some countries have raced ahead in achieving economic progress while others continue to lag far behind? It’s a question development professionals grapple with, and one that is important to AKU.
March 20, 2014

For many years in his clinical career, Dr Naseeruddin Mahmood followed the predictable trail: part of the Class of 1988, he was the first Medical College alumnus to return to Pakistan, join the University as a faculty member and start a steady practice at the University Hospital.

March 19, 2014




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